I'm a Celebrity's Anne Hegerty is not ruled out of Bushtucker trials due to her Asperger's


I'm A Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here!Anne Hegerty will be facing the Hellish Hospital in the jungle tonight (November 27), having been voted for the trial by the public after being ruled out of several others throughout the series on medical grounds.

The fact that she has been ruled out often has been noted by viewers on Twitter (and host Dec Donnelly on the main show), but her manager David Hahn appeared on Good Morning Britain this morning alongside Anne's The Chase co-star Mark Labbett to set the record straight about Anne's medical grounds, insisting it has nothing to do with Anne's autism or Asperger's.

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"Before they go, the medical they go through, She's 60 years old." The rigorous checks they go through are incredible … they do not leave any stone unturned, "David explained to hosts Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid.

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"They can not take any risks. If they say she can not do a trial for medical reasons, she's got nothing to do with her Asperger's or autism."

As for the Beast, after previously revealing on Loose Women that viewers are seeing the real Anne in the jungle, this morning I have addressed Anne's trial results, after she quit her first trial but absolutely smashed it during the Live trial on Sunday.

"She reacts terribly to the unexpected, that's just one of the things autistic and Asperger's people do." That's why the first trial, she was not expecting it and it threw her, "Mark explained.

"But the Bushtucker Trial, where she knew she had to do it, she prepared herself and absolutely bossed it."

I'm a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! continues tonight (November 27) at 9pm on ITV, followed by Extra Camp on ITV2. Good Morning Britain airs weekdays from 6am.

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